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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin (State) to Hanover by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...

€15 - €88

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Rideshare  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Hanover 283.4 km

€10 - €20

4 alternative options

Train via S+U Alexanderplatz  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Hanover central station Flx30

€16 - €21

Bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Hanover central bus station N1320 / ...

€18 - €22

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Hanover 286.3 km

€30 - €50

Fly  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Hannover (HAJ) BER - HAJ

€91 - €408

Berlin (State) → Hanover
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin (State) to Hanover is to rideshare which costs €10 - €20 and takes 3h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin (State) to Hanover is to train which costs €14 - €90 and takes 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin (State) to Hanover station. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Hanover central bus station via Berlin Südkreuz train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin (State) to Hanover. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Hannover Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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It is 249 km from Berlin (State) to Hanover. It is approximately 286.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin (State) to Hanover without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs €14 - €90.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Berlin (State) to Hanover, including transfers.

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Berlin (State) to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Südkreuz train station.

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Berlin (State) to Hanover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin (State) to Hanover is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs €14 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €22 and takes 5h 4m, you could also fly, which costs €90 - €410 and takes 5h 2m.

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  • Distance: 249.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Berlin (State), Germany and Hanover, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €45 - €70 and the journey takes 1h 42m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Hanover central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Split
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €1000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Hanover central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hannover Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Berlin (State) to Hanover bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hanover central bus station.

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Berlin (State) to Hanover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hannover Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin (State) to Hanover is 286 km. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Berlin (State) to Hanover.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hannover Airport.

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Book your Berlin (State) to Hanover train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 195+ hotels available in Hanover. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin (State) and Hanover. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin (State) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs €2 - €4.

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